- Our list of the best things to do in Arvada, Colorado, features the top 404 nearby activities — including 160 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Arvada, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Arvada, CO , followed by 383 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Golden, Denver, Littleton, Aurora, Wheat Ridge, Idaho Springs, Broomfield, Westminster, Evergreen, Morrison, Englewood, Thornton, Longmont, Commerce City, Brighton, Central City, Lakewood, Black Hawk, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Northglenn, Fraser and Westminster
New releases along with family and independent films are shown at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema which offers seven individual screens. The theater is also equipped to handle 3-D and high-frame-rate showings when they are available for select movies.
75% 4 votes
16002 E Smith Road, Aurora, CO 80010 MoreLess Info
Filled with interactive exhibits, The Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch provides visitors with taxidermy displays, live animals, and a kid's dress up area. The center is situated on a 200 acre ranch with several hiking trails. Nature Center:Closed Mon & Tues Wed - Fri Noon-4:30 Sat & Sun 9-4:30
94% 82 votes
P.O. Box 3365, Centennial, CO 80161 MoreLess Info
If looking for extended or short adventure-filled vacations, then centennial Canoe Outfitters – Day Tour is what you are looking for. Tours can range between one to five days. You can choose between astronomy, western history, family and other themed guided kayak or canoe tours.
90% 201 votes
1850 Table Mesa Dr, Boulder, CO 80305 MoreLess Info
Several free exhibits are available at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, including the Weather Gallery about the power of hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, lightning, and wind. Guests can use their cell phones to act as a tour guide through the exhibits.
Goldstrike Adventures recreates the 19th-century experience of gold prospecting at reserved sites, with options of using both old and new panning methods and equipment. They have half-day, full-day and specialty packages.
The Paintball Park Aurora offers a 4,000 sq. ft. speedball field, and a 3,000 sq. ft. close quarters field for people of all skill levels. Two birds-eye viewing rooms are available. For young children, low impact Splatmasters is offered.
100% 1 votes
6631 S University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121 MoreLess Info
A park and recreation district, South Suburban Parks & Recreation manages nearly 3,800 acres of developed park land and open space. The district features athletic fields, playgrounds, trails, recreation centers, golf courses, ice arenas, hockey rinks and recreational programs.
A community based cultural center, the Aurora History Museum has a lot to offer its guests like arts programs and exhibits, fine arts, decorative arts, culture and history. And the best thing is, admission is free!